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Welding Engineer (Entry Level)

Date: Mar 19, 2023

Location: Mt Vernon, IN, US

Company: BWX Technologies

Welding Engineer- BWX Technologies, Inc. - Mount Vernon, Indiana


We are currently seeking qualified candidates to fill Welding Engineer positions at our facility in Mount Vernon, Indiana!


Our Welding Engineers play a critical role in manufacturing operations and can expect to perform the following routine tasks:


  • Provide welding engineering services to products produced in Mount Vernon, Indiana.
  • Assist welders and welding supervisors in critical welding operations.
  • Review customer contract requirements and produce procedures in accordance with those requirements.
  • Determine weld filler metal needs, order, and release the correct filler metal to welding activities.
  • Determine welding equipment needs and assist in design and ordering of the equipment.
  • Review code specifications and write procedures for welder qualifications.
  • Drive quality and man-hour improvements in welding operations.
  • Preparation and review of welding/fabrication plans (i.e., bead placement sketches, setup sheets, welding instructions).
  • Qualification, documentation, and maintenance of welding procedures and welders/weld operators.
  • Troubleshooting of welding operations (i.e., weldability issues, welding equipment failures).
  • Ensure welding processes meet customer specifications.
  • Ensure welding operations meet customer specifications and good work practices.


Job Requirement/Qualifications

  • A B.S. in Welding Engineering is required.  Degrees in Metallurgical or Material Science Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a similar engineering discipline will be considered if the candidate has extensive prior job experience of a Welding Engineer nature.
  • Prior internships and/or experience in a heavy manufacturing environment is preferred.   
  • Strong interpersonal skills supporting collaboration and teamwork with a diverse group of engineering, operations, and materials management personnel is required.
  • U.S. citizenship with no dual citizenship is required along with the ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Security Clearance.


As a federal government contractor, BWX Technologies, Inc. and any subsidiaries, affiliates and related entities (“BWXT” or the “Company”) complies with all federal, state, and local laws and customer requirements regarding COVID-19 and other health and safety protocols.  As such, all BWXT new hires will be required to adhere to applicable Company COVID-19 requirements within the workplace as a condition of employment. 


Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. Position requires U.S. Citizenship (with no dual citizenship) and ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance which involves an extensive criminal and financial background investigation and previous employment reference verifications. 


BWXT supports diversity and is committed to the concept of Equal Employment Opportunity. We have established procedures to ensure that all personnel actions such as recruitment, compensation, career development, benefits, company-sponsored training and social recreational programs are administered without regard to race, color religion, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or veteran status.


At BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT), we are People Strong, Innovation Driven. Headquartered in Lynchburg, Virginia, BWXT is a Fortune 1000 and Defense News Top 100 manufacturing and engineering innovator that provides safe and effective nuclear solutions for global security, clean energy, environmental restoration, nuclear medicine and space exploration. With approximately 6,700 employees, BWXT has 14 major operating sites in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. We are the sole manufacturer of naval nuclear reactors for U.S. submarines and aircraft carriers. Our company supplies precision manufactured components, services and fuel for the commercial nuclear power industry across four continents. Our joint ventures provide environmental restoration and nuclear operations management at more than a dozen U.S. Department of Energy and NASA facilities. BWXT’s technology is driving advances in medical radioisotope production in North America and microreactors for various defense and space applications. Follow us on Twitter at @BWXT and learn more at


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